Hiroharu Tsuji

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We observed an unusual case of interventricular septal wall dissection in a patient with a prior myocardial infarction. Echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and left ventriculography revealed separation of the right-side and left-side walls of the interventricular septum with an accessory chamber between the two walls. Morphologic findings were(More)
INTRODUCTION Abdominal compartment syndrome or intra-abdominal hypertension may occur after intra-abdominal events, but their etiology and clinical signs remain unclear. We report a case of abdominal compartment syndrome in an elderly patient without other risk factors. PRESENTATION OF CASE An 86-year-old man had been admitted to our hospital several(More)
A 68-year-old man with a 28-year history of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) was admitted to our hospital because of foot gangrene. He had previously suffered from cerebral infarction resulting in right hemiplegia and his right foot was amputated because of right femoral lesion presenting diabetic foot gangrene 5 years previously. The(More)
T1 scintigraphic abnormalities have been reported in patients with an implanted permanent pacemaker, but little is known about the MIBG scintigraphic findings in such patients. This study was performed to assess the MIBG scintigraphic findings in patients with an implanted permanent pacemaker, and to test the hypothesis that imaging characteristics of MIBG(More)
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